Exploration

Best of the Southwest

National Geographic Adventure - 2 hours 48 min ago
Trips. Trails. Lodges. Eats. Paddles. An insider's guide to the unsung Four Corners.
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Deep Survival Blog

National Geographic Adventure - 2 hours 48 min ago
Award-winning writer Laurence Gonzales discusses the psychology of survival why smart people make dumb mistakes.
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India Ashram: The Love Test

National Geographic Adventure - 2 hours 48 min ago
See one couple's reluctant quest for enlightenment in an India yoga ashram.
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Audio Slide Show: Russia's Last Reindeer Herders

National Geographic Adventure - 2 hours 48 min ago
In a forgotten corner of Russia, a little-known group of reindeer herders still lives by the old ways, shifting nomadically with the seasons. The question is, how long can it last?
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"Life's an Adventure" Photo Contest Winners

National Geographic Adventure - 2 hours 48 min ago
See the latest winners and send in your best action shot.
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Special Report: The Sinking of the Explorer

National Geographic Adventure - 2 hours 48 min ago
The sinking of the M/S Explorer was an Antarctic first. Here's a look at the state of Antarctic tourism.
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Weekend Getaways: March 2008

National Geographic Adventure - 2 hours 48 min ago
Here are 12 escapes that guarantee you'll have a cool weekend.
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Video: Sir Richard Branson on Adventure

National Geographic Adventure - 2 hours 48 min ago
Rebel billionaire Sir Richard Branson talks about his life of adventure.
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Q&A: How a Stowaway Survived a Plane Trip in a Wheel Well

National Geographic - 4 hours 49 min ago
An aerospace physiologist describes how a five-hour trip in extreme cold, at very high altitudes, affects the body.
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Injured Sherpas Recall Deadly Avalanche

National Geographic - 4 hours 49 min ago
Two injured Sherpas recount the horrific avalanche on Mount Everest.
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Hundreds of Exoplanets, A Handful Right for Life

National Geographic - 4 hours 49 min ago
The March 2014 landslide in Oso, Washington, a month ago today, called attention to the lack of a national system to monitor landslide data. The U.S. government prepares hazard maps for other types of natural disasters like earthquakes and floods, but not for landslides. Even though they cause up to 2 billion dollars a year in damages nationwide, most data is collected at state level. NASA’s Global Landslide Catalog (GLC), which collects data from media reports and disaster databases, is the first attempt to survey rainfall-triggered landslides.
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Record Number of Seals and Sea Lions Rescued in California

National Geographic - 4 hours 49 min ago
A toxic algal bloom and other factors are leading to marine mammal distress off California, where the Marine Mammal Center is rehabbing animals.
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Longest Land Mammal Migration in Lower 48 Discovered

National Geographic - 4 hours 49 min ago
Wyoming mule deer cross many obstacles, from low desert to high mountains, posing challenges for conservation.
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After Washington Mudslide, Questions About Building in Nature's Danger Zones

National Geographic - 4 hours 49 min ago
Washington mudslide disaster highlights the risks of building in danger zones.
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A Mars Mission for Budget Travelers

National Geographic - 4 hours 49 min ago
Sending astronauts to Mars might be surprisingly affordable, says an expert panel: $100 billion over 20 years could do the trick.
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Neanderthals Lived in Small, Isolated Populations, Gene Analysis Shows

National Geographic - 4 hours 49 min ago
Comparisons with Neanderthal DNA may point to genes that make us uniquely human and uncover the origins of genetic ailments.
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Everest's Sherpas Issue List of Demands

National Geographic - 4 hours 49 min ago
Sherpas submit list of demands to government for better working conditions on Mount Everest.
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Mapping the Killer Path of the Everest Avalanche

National Geographic - 4 hours 49 min ago
Mapping the path of the killer Everest avalanche through the notoriously dangerous Khumbu Icefall.
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Earth Day 2014: How It Became a Global Environmental Event

National Geographic - 4 hours 49 min ago
Gina McCarthy, EPA chief, talks about Earth Day and how it became a global environmental event that on April 22 will include a billion people.
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Why Sherpas Will Still Climb Everest, Even After Deadly Avalanche

National Geographic - 4 hours 49 min ago
Sange Sherpa lost a son on Everest. But for many climbers, he says, the risk is worth it.
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